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The Latest: Bond set for student accused of having knife

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:14am

The Latest on the deadly shooting at a Florida high school (all times local):

South Sudan stops spread of guinea worm disease

Ben Nadler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:12am

South Sudan has gone 15 months without a single reported case of Guinea worm disease, the nation's health minister said Wednesday, suggesting a major victory for global health officials trying to eliminate the debilitating affliction.

Northeast braces for spring nor'easter's heavy snow, winds

Kristen By Groot and Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:04am

The fourth nor'easter in three weeks pushed its way up the winter-weary East Coast on Wednesday, the first full day of spring, packing high winds and the potential for a foot or more of snow from West Virginia to New England.

Briefing papers warned Trump: 'DO NOT CONGRATULATE' Putin

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:59am

President Donald Trump was warned in briefing materials to refrain from congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election, but he did so anyway, a senior administration official said Wednesday.

Audubon Zoo's newest building turns day to night

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:58am

It's daylight outside, but with indoor lights simulating a full moon, hundreds of bats flap back and forth. On a nearby wall, what appears to be a talking stone face provides bat fun facts.

Ryan invites French President Macron to address Congress

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:58am

House Speaker Paul Ryan is inviting French President Emmanuel Macron to address a joint meeting of Congress next month.

Amtrak OKs renaming Rochester station after Rep. Slaughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:54am

Rochester's new train station will be named after U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, the recently deceased western New York Democrat who helped secure federal funding for the project.

Evacuees leave hard-hit California towns as storm moves in

Amanda Lee Myers and John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:47am

When sheriff's deputies told Kristine Sperling and her family they should evacuate their Southern California home because of an approaching storm in January, they didn't listen.

The Latest: White House: Leaking Trump's notes is 'fireable'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:34am

The Latest on President Donald Trump's call to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election victory (all times local):

Allegations from women in his past shadow Trump

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:24am

The chorus of women from President Donald Trump's past is getting louder.

Vigil held after officer charged in Australia woman's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:22am

Neighbors, friends and activists held a vigil for an Australian woman after a Minneapolis police officer was charged in her death.

Dead infant found in crawl space of home, parents charged

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:21am

A Pennsylvania couple is facing criminal charges after police found the body of an infant believed to be their 6-month-old daughter in a crawl space at their apartment.

Officer's response praised as school shooting ends quickly

Matthew Barakat and Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:14am

In the latest school shooting in America, the gunfire was over and done with in less than a minute.

The Latest: Witness says officer ordered shooter to drop gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:03am

The Latest on Tuesday's school shooting in Maryland (all times local):

The Latest: No initial reports of flooding, debris flows

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:56am

The Latest on a storm that has forced evacuations in California (all times local):

The Latest: Mayor says Austin bombing suspect lived nearby

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:50am

The Latest on the Austin bombings (all times local):

Austin bombing suspect blows himself up as SWAT moves in

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:49am

The suspect in the deadly bombings that terrorized Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in on him, bringing a grisly end to a three-week manhunt. But police warned that more bombs could be out there.

Last of 6 soldiers injured in avalanche out of hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:42am

A Vermont National Guard spokesman says the last of five soldiers hospitalized after being caught in an avalanche during a training exercise has been released from the hospital.

Law enforcement official tells the AP the dead Austin bombing suspect was Mark Anthony Conditt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:32am

Law enforcement official tells the AP the dead Austin bombing suspect was Mark Anthony Conditt.

Senators press Trump officials on safeguarding 2018 ballots

Mary Clare Jalonick, Christina A. Cassidy and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:12am

Senators are expected to press Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on the department's efforts to secure state election systems as the Senate Intelligence Committee launches an effort to safeguard against foreign meddling in this year's elections.